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Cinnabar In Sandstone

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Cinnabar In Sandstone

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Description
Locality: 
Cerreto Piano, Scansano, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 4 × 2.3 cm
Description

This sandstone specimen is practically 'drenched' with tiny, dark red cinnabar crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cinnabar

Formula: 
HgS
Strunz: 
2.CD.15a
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5